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Lemon Scented You



Critic Consensus: "Lemon Scented You" finds American Gods continuing to fill in its ambitious canvas while introducing a key character -- and making room for a rock legend.

Episode Info

Trying to work things out with his dead and unfaithful wife, Shadow's reunion is interrupted when he and Mr. Wednesday are kidnapped by the New Gods.


Ricky Whittle
as Shadow Moon
Emily Browning
as Laura Moon
Ian McShane
as Mr. Wednesday
Pablo Schreiber
as Mad Sweeney
Bruce Langley
as Technical Boy
Crispin Glover
as Mr. World
Orlando Jones
as Mr. Nancy
Jonathan Tucker
as Low Key Lyesmith
Cloris Leachman
as Zorya Vechernyaya
Peter Stormare
as Czernobog
Demore Barnes
as Mr. Ibis
Mousa Kraish
as The Jinn
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Critic reviews for Lemon Scented You

THIS episode was the show I signed up for in American Gods, starting with that credit sequence that yes, apparently you've all seen, but it wasn't on the Starz screeners, so indulge me for a moment while I gush about it.

May 30, 2017 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Though we see an eye pop out in the wood, American Gods is keeping us in the dark as to what it is, for now.

August 28, 2018 | Full Review…

American Gods showed what it can be when it can keep all its plates spinning at the same time.

June 18, 2018 | Full Review…

As American Gods goes on, it seems to grow more and more confident in itself.

June 14, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

These moments and interactions provide stability in this fantastical America, and advance the plot to something that we can really sink our teeth into.

March 15, 2018 | Full Review…

It all becomes easier to swallow if Fuller and company regard the originals as the mental junk food Wednesday implies they are.

December 20, 2017 | Full Review…

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